ABS

Applied Behavioral Science

  • ABS 7100 Research Methods I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Emphasis on research designs, testing hypotheses, and data collection techniques such as sampling, surveys, questionnaire design, scaling, interviewing, and techniques for analysis of documents and records.

  • ABS 7110 Research Methods II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Analysis and interpretation of data in social research, with emphasis on multivariate statistical techniques.

  • ABS 7120 Applied Methodology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Addresses issues pertaining to contemporary research writing in terms of the integration of problem statements, literature review, presentation of methodology, data summary, conclusions, and ethical issues.

  • ABS 7220 Seminar on Criminal Justice

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    An investigation of the criminal justice system in the United States and its relation to deviant adult and juvenile behavior.

  • ABS 7230 Modern Social Theory

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Survey of social theories that form the foundations of sociology and examine major contemporary social problems of the modern world

  • ABS 7240 Social Problems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Analyzes how social problems are identified, legitimated and addressed in contemporary society. Considers the impact of social structure on generating social problems and the role of social movements in constructing and resolving social problems.

  • ABS 7300 Studies in Special Topics

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Study of specialized topics in the areas of criminal justice or social problems. Topics vary.

  • ABS 7600 Graduate Seminar in ABS

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 2
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    In-depth coverage of special topics in applied behavioral science. Topics vary. 1-2 credit hours.

  • ABS 7601 Seminar in Criminal Justice Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    In-depth coverage of special topics in applied behavioral science/criminal justice with an emphasis on theory, methods, and research. Topics vary. 1-2 credit hours

  • ABS 7602 Seminar on the Criminal Justice System (from law to incarceration)

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    In-depth coverage of special topics in applied behavioral science/criminal justice with special emphasis on the criminal justice system and its components. Topics vary on law, crime, police, courts, corrections, etc. 1-2 credit hours

  • ABS 7603 Seminar on Criminal Justice Issues & Policy

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    In-depth coverage of special topics in applied behavioral science/criminal justice with an emphasis on specific criminal justice issues and policies. Topics vary. 1-2 credit hours

  • ABS 7604 Seminar in Social Problems

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    In-depth coverage of special topics in applied behavioral science/social problems. Topics vary. 1-2 credit hours.

  • ABS 7700 Independent Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Independent laboratory or field research under the sponsorship of a faculty supervisor.

  • ABS 7790 Practicum in Applied Behavioral Science

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 3
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    On-site participation of students in selected behavioral science projects. Jointly supervised by faculty and on-site personnel.

  • ABS 7800 Continuing Registration

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Continuing Registration.

  • ABS 7900 ABS Graduate Project

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Practical application of knowledge gained through courses applied to a capstone experience.

  • ABS 7910 Graduate Thesis Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 6
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Research for the Master's degree thesis.